The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... [read more]
Date: May 20th 2009
The Galapagos Islands are located about 600 miles off the coast of Ecuador in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. They are the home to many unique and exotic animals. We could not wait to explore the different islands of the Galapagos!
SAN CRISTOBAL ISLANDWe arrived at the airport in San Cristobal late in the morning. After collecting our things, we had to take a smal ... read more